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been controversy that we are sending f-16s over a deal made with then-president hosni mubarak in 2010. is that our best move? >> this is confusing in a lot of ways from what the president's agenda. what is the president's goal in the middle-east? what is the president's goal throughout the world with the fight on terrorism? i think there are so many mixed messages that it's hard to understand what is the strategy here? how are we going to control terrorism whether it's in afghanistan or the middle-east or in iran? so to be sending f-16s into the middle-east at this time, again sends a message, are we going to lead or lead from behind. >> congresswoman, if we cut off aid to egypt at this point, we are going on cut off an important rale relationship? >> this is not just about aid. this is about some very sophisticated military weapon systems in the hands a government at this particular point that we are not really sure how effective they are going to be. i mean... part of it is the congress's fault. it is not just the president, you know, following through on what was in place for egypt
in a violent start to the second anniversary of the uprigss that tloed ouster of hosni mubarak. the protesters are unhappy with the progress that's been made since the revolution. and this shines a light on the ongoing divide between islamists and their secular opponents. >>> a new threat from north korea. pyongyang threatened to attack south korea if seoul joins in a new round of united nations sanctions. north korea calls the sanctions, quote, a declaration of war. >>> and as if the flu season wasn't enough to worry about, a new strain of the norovirus stomach bug is sweeping through the u.s. and it's nasty with gut-wrenching effects that experts say can be even harder to fight off than the flu. it's also easily spread through touching a contaminated surface or eating food handled by an infected person. >>> sports for disabled students is the focus of a sweeping now policy. the department of education is ordering schools to include disabled students in existing sports programs or create equal alternative options. >>> we're hearing now from the fake girlfriend in the manti te'o hoax. these ar
revolution that toppled president hosni mubarak. >>> "the new york times" says north korean officials warn they plan a third higher level nuclear weapons test the weapons program is aimed at the united states. >>> the "wall street journal" says president obama's pick to head the securities and exchange commission could signal a shift, mary jo white, known for going after white collar crimes. >>> "usa today" reports new tax hikes for roads. massachusetts is consideringdering raising the state's gasoline sales and income taxes or imposing a tax based on how far someone drives. virginia wants to end its gasoline tax and increase the sales tax instead. >>> and "the washington post" has details of a new strain of norovirus. it appeared in australia last march and is spreading in britain. here in the u.s. it's caused half of the 266 norovirus outbreaks since september. it's responsible for about >>> all right. starting out with a lot of clouds around the bay area, fog thick around san jose. reports of some scattered light showers outside today. visibilities down to a quar
powell tells us things got rough. >> with the years after mass protest brought down hosni mubarak, egypt remains as volatile as ever. thousands turned out across the country. antigovernment rallies. dozens were injured in alexandria, suez and cairo. police responded with tear gas and rubber bullets in scenes that are too frequent in the past two years. eegypt is deeply divided with many believing that newly elected mohammed morsi halftimeed the revolution. >> i would like to morsi to drop the brotherhood. become president for all egyptians. egyptians can get rid of you like with the previous leader. >> opposition groups accuse him of being autocratic. they have a national election, but they complain it's anti-democratic. >> we want democratic constitution. aside from organizing protest, they have been ineffective to challenge morsi and the muslim brotherhood at ballot box. they lack a leader let alone a policy to turn egypt around. egyptians will elect a new partparliament this spring. they are trying to use the anger to propel the opposition forward. if they can it would mean a signific
hosni mubarak was forced from power and now people seem to, some of them anyway, want to see another overthrow happen on the streets of egypt. conor powell is following all of these developments for us. good morning, conor. >> reporter: well, martha, it has been six days of growing protests and violent riots. now the anger on the street really stems from the slow pace of political and economic reform. on sunday night the current president, mohammed morsi, declared martial law in three cities, including suez, the major shipping hub. he defended the emergency law calling it necessarily but it is eerily similar to the ones imposed on egyptians for the three decade long rule of angelo mozilo, -- hosni mubarak, former strong man. they were taking to the streets protesting against the moresy government. egyptians say morsi is becoming another hosni mubarak with islamic face. martha, morsi offered a hand to the opposition to engage in dialogue. that offer was quickly rejected. martha: how is the military responding to all of this, conor? >> reporter: the top general, top military commander
at those ongoing celebrations marking two years since the uprising that toppled former president hosni mubarak. we're going to keep our eye on what's going on in tahrir square and bring you details right here. >>> back here at home from last-minute voter i.d. bills to laws limiting voting, republicans pulled out all the stops to try and win the presidency and the wheels haven't stopped turning. reince priebus is backing a plan by republicans in virginia and other battleground states that president obama won in 2012 that would change how those states electoral college votes are allocated. one electoral vote would be awarded to the winner of each congressional district. had that plan been in effect in 2012, instead of president obama gaining 332 to romney's 226, romney would have won with 226 electoral votes despite losing the popular vote. joining me now, ed schultz, host of the "ed show." let's take a look at how virginia would have gone if governor romney had take ten. president obama earned all 13 electoral votes. under this plan, romney would have earned 9 to the president's 4. virg
. >> the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. they say morrissey has betrayed the revolution, and dozens were injured. some hospitalized. nbc's amman joins me from cairo. let's talk about the protests, pro and conmorsi today. what is the overall feeling about president morsi two years in? >> if we had to measure it by the show of force or the protesters that are out today, you would say that on the second anniversary, his popularity among those on the streets, is very low. in fact, you know, andrea, we're standing several hundred feet among one of the streets near the division building here, and the tear gas that is being used is so strong we can feel it here in our office. these clashes have been by protesters who say that president morsi and the muslim brotherhood are taking over egypt and betraying the aspirations of a revolution they foot for two years ago. now, no doubt, president morsi and the muslim brotherhood enjoy support and popularity. they are not on the streets today. that is because the muslim brotherhood has ordered their supporters and their fo
hosni mubarak out of office. [shouting]. listen to that. many in the crowd saying that the goals of the pro-democracy uprising have not been met and denouncing their new islamist president. conor powell joins us live in the middle east bureau. he has followed this story for the last couple of years. what are they demanding now conor? >> reporter: martha, the anger and frustration of protesters are on display. thousands of protesters across the country have turned out but the largest protests have been in cairo ticks larly -- particularly in tahrir square. it is not the type of violence we've seen in other protests. now the protesters are essentially saying that the revolution of two years ago has been hijacked, particularly by the muslim brotherhood who is now in power, led by president mohammed morsi. the protesters and the opposition groups are particularly concerned they feel the government is no longer or not working on the part of all egyptians. they really want a government that is seen being on side of all egyptians, not just sort of special interest groups. corruption is
hosni mubarak will get a new trial. in the killings of peaceful protesters during the arab spring. mubarak will stay in jail while awaits his next court date but that's likely to happen in april. >>> the president says he has no plans to mint that $1 trillion coin. the administration would mint the coin to avert government default. >>> the corvette gets a new look with an old name for its 60th birthday, general motors revamped and revealed the new stingray as the most fuel efficient base model ever made. >>> quentin tarantino the award winning director, writer and screen producer latest it "django unchained." >> the next nominated film has been talked about for its memorable dialogue, twisty plot, incredible action, can't look away, but can't take your eyes off of the violence. quintin tarantino, nominated -- i hear you brother -- rock star. nominated for best director and screen play. >> okay, so that was on stage, but the real story. that happened backstage. entertainment correspondent michelle turner is in los angeles. guess who was backstage for those controversial comments, n
called on hosni mubarak to step down. >> a change must take place. >> allocated u.s. resources for a no-fly zone in libbia, leading to the killing of moammar khadafy. but while calling for bashir al-assad to step down, a war continues. >> overall, president obama's legacy toward the middle-east is one of limited american activism. that is carcaturd by how we handled egypt, libya, syria, iraq. >>. >> there are unanswered questions about the investigation into the 9/11 aparticular on the -- attack on the benghazi complex that killed a u.s. ambassador and three others. we have yet to hear from the survivors. secretary clinton will testify on capitol hill, wednesday. there are not a lot of changes in direction, policywides, perhaps less inclination for american intervention. senator john kerry isine as a shoo-in to replace secretary clinton. the president's pick of chuck hagel sends a similar message -- he's a republican, but his past statements on israel and iran and his opposition to the troop surge in iraq will likely make for a heated confirmation process. if confirmed, hagel will likel
giving a reason. 900 protestors died in the revolt that overthrew hosni mubarak. 300 of them killed in that city. >> heather: after the inauguration the president and vice president expected to hit the roads to push the gun control proposals that they unveiled on wednesday. the campaign styled events are aimed at ramping up pressure on congress to take action. doug is live with more on this. hi, doug. >> after the trauma of the sandy hook massacre the urgent call to limit easy access to guns have met resistance and exposed the divide over firearms. president has offered 23 different executive actions which would strengthen background checks better address mental health and call for armed officers for schools that want them. politics are fraught with danger for the president. there are 20 democratic senate seats up for grabs in 2013 including in arkansas, alaska, iowa, louisiana, colorado, new hampshire and south dakota which suggests that any gun control measures will have to be a compromise. >> everyone is trying to divert from the core issue which is there is a huge consensus in t
in cairo on the second anniversary of the public uprising after toppling hosni mubarak. >> a 14-year-old australian boy has been rescued from queensland following heavy rain. >>> it featured a small dog and a somewhat elaborate zip line system. >> all that -- >> lands on his head. >> really powerful, not facebook powerful. >> how are you doing, jimmy? i don't really care. it doesn't matter. >> and all that matters. >> fight and protect the nation. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the hope is we can finally defeat the taliban by giving them the silent treatment. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." today vice president joe biden is bringing the battle of the gun control right to the heart of the opposition. >> biden is taking his case right to the heart of pro-gun virginia. the move comes after democrats and congress rolled out their plans. and nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah and charlie. they started with perhaps the most controversial weapon, an assaults weapons ban. it's a key component of the recommendations that vice
other news on this sunday morning. overseas in egypt, an egyptian court has granted hosni mubarak on appeal for his life sentence. that is according to a retrial of the ousted president. mubarak was convicted and sentenced to life in june for failing to prevent the killing of some 900 protesters during the uprising in 2011 that ended his 30-year rule. today's verdict was read out by a judge. it granted the appeal of his secretary in chief who is also serving a life time conviction on the same charges. the headline is -- over the weekend, in his weekly address, the president focus in on afghanistan which has been a huge budget item over the past 10 years. this follows friday's meeting with president karzai. >> this week, we agreed at this point afghan forces will take the lead for security across the country. our troops will shift to a support role. in the coming months, i will announce the next phase of our drawdown, and by the end of next year, america's war in afghanistan will be over. this progress has only been possible because of the heroic sacrifices of our troops and diplom
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